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Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo tied a career high with four hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win.

Arrieta (12-6) allowed two singles — Andrew McCutchen in the fourth and Starling Marte in the seventh — while striking out five and walking three.

Tommy Hunter and Justin Grimm completed the three-hitter with one inning each as the Cubs (58-47) matched their longest winning streak of the season from May 11-16 and moved 11 games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2008 season.

In his last nine starts, Arrieta is 6-1 with a 1.38 ERA. He improved to 5-1 in his career against the Pirates.

Rizzo doubled and scored in both the third and fifth innings as the first baseman led the Cubs' 14-hit attack with the fourth four-hit game of his career.

Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo tied a career high with four hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win.

Arrieta (12-6) allowed two singles — Andrew McCutchen in the fourth and Starling Marte in the seventh — while striking out five and walking three.

Tommy Hunter and Justin Grimm completed the three-hitter with one inning each as the Cubs (58-47) matched their longest winning streak of the season from May 11-16 and moved 11 games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2008 season.

In his last nine starts, Arrieta is 6-1 with a 1.38 ERA. He improved to 5-1 in his career against the Pirates.

Rizzo doubled and scored in both the third and fifth innings as the first baseman led the Cubs' 14-hit attack with the fourth four-hit game of his career.

The Murray State Racers men's basketball team fell to the University of Ottawa Gee Gees Sunday 81-57 in the first of three summer exhibition games in Canada.

The Racers posted three players in double-figure scoring with 12 points from Bryce Jones and 10 each from Wayne Langston and Jeffery Moss.

The first time out after only 10 practices proved to be too much for the Racers as they faced an Ottawa team that played for the Canadian national title in March and also made a summer exhibition tour of South Korea. The game was played according to international rules as well, which included a 24-shot clock and a wider lane.

"Ottawa put their big guys out on the perimeter and really stretched our defense," said MSU Head Coach Matt McMahon. "They had five 3-point shooters on the floor and we really struggled to guard that. I obvious didn't want a defeat that bad, but it was similar to what I was expecting from an experience point of view with all they have. It gives us a film to look at and help our guys get better."

The Racers are back action for their second of three games on their Canadian tour Monday when they take on the reigning national champion Carleton University Ravens. Tip time is 6 p.m. CT at the Raven's Nest Arena in Ottawa.

The Racers experienced a slow start from the field when they started 3-of-13 and fell behind Ottawa 22-12 after the first quarter. MSU finished the half on a good run and won the second quarter 14-11 to trail 33-25 at intermission. MSU got as close as eight points early in the third quarter, but a Gee Gees run ended the quarter with the Racers trailing 59-44.

The Racers just didn't knock down shots and ended the game 22-of-62 from the field for 36 percent. From the 3-point line, MSU finished 3-of-20 for 15 percent. The Gee Gees were 27-of-70 from the field for 39 percent and 17-of-42 from the 3-point line for 40 percent.

"We need to get the ball inside to Wayne," McMahon added. "He was 4-of-6 down low and was very efficient on the block and we didn't get him enough touches."

Many Murray State fans may wonder how the University of Ottawa got their Gee Gees nickname. As it turns out, the nickname comes from horse racing as does MSU's Racers nickname. A Gee Gee is the first horse out of the gate in a race.

The MSU team had the chance to tour downtown Ottawa on Sunday morning. The tour was led by an excellent guide with lots of knowledge of the capital city of Canada. The Racers saw all of the government buildings and a close up look at Canada's famous Rideau Canal. MSU also visited a street carnival in the heart of Ottawa.

Patton Kizzire won the Utah Championship on Sunday for first Web.com Tour title, beating South Korea's Sung Kang with a 3-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff.

Kizzire closed with a 3-under 69 to match Kang at 19-under 269 at Thanksgiving Point. The 29-year-old former Auburn player earned $117,000 to push his tour-leading total to $391,699.

Kang had five back-nine birdies in a 67. He tied for second in the event last year in Sandy.

Kizzire set up his winning putt on the par-4 18th with a wedge shot from 63 yards, after Kang left his 75-yard shot 40 feet short. Kang had birdie chances to win on the final hole of regulation and first playoff hole, but missed 20-foot putts.

Kizzire opened with rounds of 67, 62 and 71 to take a two-stroke lead over Kang into the final round.

Zack Fischer, Garth Mulroy, Tag Ridings, Alex Aragon and Scott Harrington tied for third at 14 under. Harrington shot 66, Mulroy 68, Ridings 69, Aragon 70, and Harrington 71.

Paducah's Rick Cochran III shot a final round 69 and finished tied for 35th at 8-under par.

Patrick Newcomb of Benton shot a final round 70 on Sunday to win the professional division at the West Kentucky Open at Drake Creek Golf Club. Newcomb sunk a par putt on the 18th hole to beat Clay Hinton of Elizabethtown by one shot. Newcomb finished the tournament at 3-under par.

Nick Thompson of Paducah won the amateur division by six shots over Joey Mayo, also of Paducah. Thompson shot 68 on Sunday and finished the tournament at 9-under par.